The Eugene McDermott Library seeks an innovative, forward thinking, service-oriented librarian to direct the operations of Access Services including circulation, copy center, stacks maintenance, and multimedia services. This Senior Librarian position provides leadership for the Access Services Department and reports to the Associate Director of Research Services. This position is responsible for retaining accurate fine and fee records, maintaining departmental equipment, providing training for other librarians on Access Services issues, and supervising a unit that includes 5 Library Assistant IV's, 13 Library Assistant III's, and 12 student workers. The librarian acts as the liaison to the campus police on security issues.
Master’s of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution and five years related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Supervision of staff and management of one or more relevant library units, are required. A record of scholarly activity and achievement related to access services is highly desirable. Working knowledge of an integrated library system, preferably ALMA, and circulation operations in an academic library. Strong public service experience. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some... of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.